Category Archives: Featured

2018 Affiliate Agency Of The Year

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brian
Our network partner AvantLink hosted their annual conference, AvantExpo, last month. In their “Best Of” ceremony Clique was nominated for the Affiliate Agency of the Year award. This award considers sales performance in the network, ethical approaches to business, and a constant drive to make the affiliate channel a better place. We’re thrilled to announce […]

New! Eartheasy Affiliate Program

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brian
The New Eartheasy Affiliate Program is now exclusively available in AvantLink! Merchant: Eartheasy (JOIN TODAY) Commission: 10% Passions: Sustainable Living, Emergency Preparedness, Eco-Friendly Products, Outdoor Adventure, Self-Sufficiency Network: AvantLink Value Props: Family Owned & Operated, A Tree Planted For Every Order, No Sales Tax, Carbon Neutral Shipping, 100% Satisfaction Guarantee We are very excited to […]

Clique & Aventuron Unite

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brian
Aventuron Affiliate BRAND BONUS:Receive an 8% commission on the sale of Orange Bikes and frames. Offer valid through 5/31/2018. Merchant: Aventuron (JOIN TODAY) Commission: 5%-8% Passion: Customer satisfaction, outdoor adventures, mountain biking, overlanding Network: AvantLink Value Props: Free shipping, Price Match Guarantee, Unmatched Customer Service, No-Hassle Returns, Exclusive Inventory About Aventuron Like Clique, Aventuron is […]

Affiliate vs Influencer – What’s Best For My Brand?

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brian
It’s 2018, and no matter the industry, you’re likely to start hearing more about influencer marketing as an online channel you should be exploring. New influencer platforms seem to be appearing on a daily basis, each with a slightly different spin. Some focus on monetizing and tracking the influence of brand ambassadors and athletes, while […]

New! Wetsuit Wearhouse Affiliate Program

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brian
LAUNCH PROMOEnjoy a 1% commission increase for 60-days with the Wetsuit Wearhouse Affiliate Program! Merchant: Wetsuit Wearhouse (JOIN TODAY) Commission: 8% Passion: Being the leading wetsuit speciality retailer in the world Network: AvantLink Value Props: Free shipping, Price Match Guarantee, Worldwide Shipping, Easy Returns, Expert Customer Service We are very excited to announce our partnership […]

New! Darn Tough Vermont Affiliate Program

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Gary Marcoccia
LAUNCH PROMO: Enjoy a 1% commission increase for 30-days with the Darn Tough Vermont Affiliate Program! Merchant: Darn Tough Vermont (JOIN TODAY) Commission: 10% (4% Coupon/Deal) Passion: Create The World’s Best Socks And Stand Behind Them Unconditionally Network: AvantLink Value Props: Made in Vermont USA, Unconditionally Guaranteed For Life, Free Shipping, Free Returns, Family Owned […]

Epitome of Style & Tech – Ridgemont Outfitters

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brian
We are very excited to announce our partnership with Ridgemont Outfitters, and the launch of their affiliate program in AvantLink. We have already had the opportunity to test these hiking boots in person, and everyone at Clique is thoroughly impressed. Ridgemont’s affiliate program was built to highlight their many different styles of shoes and apparel, […]

Energized By GU – A New Partnership

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brian
We’re excited to announce our new partnership with GU Energy Labs, and the launch of their affiliate program in AvantLink! This program is fully custom and 100% focused on the betterment of the brand. GU Energy has a longstanding history of creating premium nutrition products for endurance athletes. By engaging in partnerships with websites that […]

Don’t Be Afraid To GO BIG

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brian
Last year I was invited to speak on a panel at AvantExpo regarding the topic of affiliate recruitment. This is the process by which you find websites to partner with through an affiliate program. Recruitment can be a tedious process that requires ample research, crafting a unique message, and delivering it to the appropriate person […]

5 Reasons To Join D2C Affiliate Programs

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brian
Where consumers buy is an ever-increasing dilemma for brands and retailers alike. Many brands provide their customers an array of purchasing options that include Amazon, direct-to-consumer, 3rd party retailers and more. With a multitude of purchasing options available, customers are left wondering where to buy. Purchasing decisions hinge on a combination of factors that include […]

Affiliate Influencer Marketing

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brian
At Clique Affiliate Marketing we pride ourselves on connecting passionate brands with passionate people. We partner with online influencers to introduce enthusiast brands/products in endemic communities that our clients are unable to reach through internal efforts. Affiliate Marketing has long had a reputation of being a channel focused purely on discounts and coupons. Many brands […]

Natchez Shooters Supplies – AvantLink Migration

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Matt Midthun
As the saying goes, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” When managing a successful affiliate program, that philosophy is the safe bet. However, Clique Affiliate Marketing is always looking for long-term growth with our programs, and playing it safe isn’t always the right move. In this post, we discuss how we are taking a […]

Free Shipping & Free Returns

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brian
To what extent does your shipping policy impact a customers purchasing decision? According to a recent Compete.com study — a “fair amount.” When asked, “which of the following would encourage you to purchase more products online?” those surveyed overwhelming responded with “free shipping” and “free returns”. As a customer, it’s comforting to know you can […]

SunJack Affiliate Sales Contest

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brian
Our client SunJack has a new sales contest that gives every partner within their affiliate program an equal opportunity to win.  We’ve included the specifics below. Who can participate?  All affiliates joined to the SunJack.com affiliate program in AvantLink or ShareASale.  How can I win?  Be one of the first ten (10) affiliates to refer […]

LuminAID Affiliate Sales Contest is Underway!

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Gary Marcoccia
On February 26th we announced the launch of the LuminAID affiliate program, and a great opportunity to be one of the first publishers promoting this brand, and their Mark Cuban-backed product line. Here are the details: To get things going, LuminAID has announced a sales contest for ALL affiliates. LuminAID Affiliate Sales Contest Eligibility: ALL […]

Headed North – A Visit With Loll Designs

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Matt Midthun
I’m jammed into a commuter jet seat and still have a wry smile on my face as we descend over Lake Superior. Normally I’m not this excited to be on a work trip, but this is Clique, and we are fortunate enough to have great clients. Landing in Duluth, MN is special for me – […]

Lighting The Way With LuminAID

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brian
We are excited to announce that another incredible brand, LuminAID, has joined the Clique family! As is Oakiwear (who went live with us last week), LuminAid is an obvious match with our mission and values at Clique. Founded in 2010 by two architecture graduate students who were asked to design a product to assist post-earthquake […]

Kicking Off 2016 With Oakiwear

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brian
2016 came in hot for Clique, with no signs of cooling off ahead! Over the last few weeks we have been busy setting up new clients and expanding our team to support this growth. This week, we celebrated the launch of Oakiwear, our first new affiliate program of the year! Oakiwear’s mission is to create […]

A Look Back On 2015

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brian
As with many this time of year, I spend time reflecting on my personal and professional successes/failures. To me, it brings joy thinking of how I’ve developed as a father, husband, affiliate marketing manager, and business owner. This year has been filled with ups, downs, humility and steep learning curves. More than ever, I’ve realized […]

2015 Agency Of The Year Winner

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emily
AvantExpo, hosted by AvantLink.com has quickly become the elite affiliate marketing conference in our industry. As a long time partner of AvantLink, Clique Affiliate Marketing was thrilled to be invited as sponsor for the second year in a row. Attendees included top-notch affiliate marketing agencies, publishers, brands, and retailers. AvantExpo is a unique conference located […]